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Scholarships for Those Living in Southwestern U.S. States

When people think of the Southwest, they typically think of scorching sunshine, jaw-dropping landscapes, canyons, deserts, ethnic diversity, and Mexican-inspired cuisine. The region also boasts some excellent colleges and universities. Here’s a list of great scholarships for those living in the Southwestern states – including Arizona, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Nevada.

The American Association of University Women Las Vegas Branch Scholarships

Award varies

Description: For women attending the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV), Nevada State College, and College of Southern Nevada. Scholarship recipients receive funds as well as a student membership in AAUW Las Vegas and mentoring from branch members.

Deadline: June 30th

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The Arizona Business and Professional Women Foundation Scholarships

Award varies

Description: For Arizona working women 21 years or older who are returning to school at a community college to acquire better job opportunities or advance their current career.

Deadline: December 15th

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Arizona Leveraging Educational Partnership

Award $1,000 – $2,500 (multiple, renewable awards)

Description: For undergraduate, Arizona resident students who have demonstrated substantial financial need and are intending to enroll in post secondary institutions in Arizona.

Deadline: Varies

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The Assistance League of Las Vegas Scholarships

Awards vary. Multiple awards.

Description: For Clark County high school seniors who are planning on attending accredited Nevada colleges and trade schools. Scholarships are available for four-year, two-year and trade schools that are accredited in the State of Nevada, and are awarded based on financial need, school/community activities and scholastic achievements.

Deadline: Varies

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CSN’s Nevada Promise Scholarships

Awards up to 3 years tuition and mandatory fees not covered by other gift aid

Description: For Nevada high school graduates or recipients of a GED who plan to attend community college and carry a minimum course load of 12 hours.

Deadline: October

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The New Mexico Manufactured Housing Association Scholarship Fund

Awards $1,000 (1-2 two awards)

Description: For New Mexico high school seniors residing in a manufactured home.

Deadline: Varies

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The New Mexico Scholars Fund

Awards vary. Multiple awards.

Description: For New Mexico high school seniors in top 5% of their class or who have obtained a score of 25 on the ACT or 1140 on the SAT who are enrolled in a full time undergraduate program and whose combined family income does not exceed $60,000 per year.

Deadline: Varies

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The New Mexico State Student Incentive Grants

Awards $2,500 multiple awards

Description: For New Mexico residents who have completed a high school diploma or  high school equivalency credential and are enrolled at least half time as an undergraduate student at a New Mexico public college or university or tribal college with a demonstrated financial need as determined by the eligible college or university.

Deadline: Varies

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The PMI Tulsa Chapter Scholarship

Awards up to $2,500

Description: For individuals attending or planning to attend any accredited college or university in Oklahoma who are Project Management Institute (PMI) members, or who have an immediate family member who is a member of PMI.

Deadline: May 1st

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The Southwest Association of Rail Shippers George Elking, Jr. Scholarship Fund

Awards vary (multiple awards)

Description: For undergraduate college students in good standing and college bound high schools seniors residing in the states of Arizona, Arkansas, Southern California (from and including Fresno and points south thereof ), Colorado, Kansas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, Utah, and the Republic of Mexico. All applicants must be citizens of the USA, Mexico, or Canada. Students must be enrolled to attend a college or university in the United States, Mexico, or Canada.

Deadline: April 30th

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The William M. Olson / Warren E. Taylor and Daniel D. Koleske Science and Engineering Scholarships

Awards $3,000

Description: For students who live in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Arizona, and the portion of Texas in the mountain time zone who are entering their first year of college with an intention to major in the physical sciences or engineering.

Deadline: Varies

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